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Seminar on Sharing European Practices – Preventing Violence against Women
Seminar on Sharing European Practices – Preventing Violence against Women

On 31 January, 2017 a seminar on “Sharing European Practices-Preventing Violence against Women” was held by the Council of Europe, the Human Rights Defender of Armenia and the United Nations Population Fund Armenia. The purpose of the seminar was to raise awareness on violence against women in the context of the CoE Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence and make the Convention known to public officials, parliamentarians, civil society and the media. 

30.01.2017
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Sustainable Partnership Meeting South Caucasus
Sustainable Partnership Meeting South Caucasus
The Sustainable Partnership Meeting South Caucasus was organized by Swedish Women Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation and took place in Stockholm from January 23 till 26, 2017. Representatives of non-governmental organizations from different countries of South Caucasus participated in the meeting. The first day of the meeting was devoted to the new Kvinna till Kvinna regional strategy for South Caucasus, achievements, challenges and discussion of the ways of partnership strengthening. The second day started with sharing experience after which particpants were offered to choose one of three mini-seminars. In the second half of the day participants divided into groups for different study visits to Swedish organizations working for gender equality. 
27.01.2017
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Round Table Discussion on "Women's Fight against Discrimination and Unequal Attitude in the Court Trials"
Round Table Discussion on
On January 19 from 12:00 till 15:00 the round table discussion on «Women's Fight against Discrimination and Unequal Attitude in the Court Trials» took place at the Ball Room conference hall of the Best Western Congress Hotel. It was organized by the Coalition to Stop Violence against Women. Representatives of the RA Government, RA Police, RA Ministry of Justice and RA Investigative Committee, as well as international and local non-governmental organizations participated in the event.
19.01.2017
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Exchange of Experience and Exhibition within the frameworks of the project "Advancing Gender Equality and the Rights of Survivors of Gender-Based Violence in Armenia"
Exchange of Experience and Exhibition within the frameworks of the project
On January 18, 2017 the Exchange of Experience and Exhibition within the frameworks of the project «Advancing Gender Equality and the Rights of Survivors of Gender-Based Violence in Armenia» took place at «Milano» Conference Hall of Double Tree by Hilton Hotel. It was organized by the Near East Foundation UK in partner with the Gegharkunik Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
18.01.2017
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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Women’s Rights Center wishes you Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! On this joyous day and throughout the coming year may your life be filled with good luck and prosperity!


 

30.12.2016
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"Change.adv" Training
The «Change.adv» training was organized by USAID and «Pink Armenia» NGO and took place at «Dilijan» Health Complex on December 26-28. The training consisted of 3 parts introduced by “Pink Armenia» representatives L. Avetisyan and M. Hovsepyan and the assistant professor of the AUA Department of Law V. Burnazyan.
29.12.2016
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The New Year’s Performance "The Beauty and the Beast"
The New Year’s Performance
On December 27 the New Year’s concluding event was organized for the children beneficiaries of Women’s Rights Center. It was a visit to Henrik Malyan Theater of Cinema Artists to watch “The Beauty and the Beast” performance. Children participated in the event wih great inspiration as it was very interactive. The heroes of the performance communicated with the children during it and asked questions and opinions.
27.12.2016
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Visit to the "Moscow" Cinema
Visit to the
Women's Rights Center staff organized a visit to the «Moscow» Cinema for the children to watch «Life and Fight» movie. It was devoted to Artsakh heroes and 25 years of independence. After the film juniors shared feelings on it, they were especially impressed by the emotional scenes and the natural and genuine play of the actors.
25.12.2016
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Participation in the WAVE Training Institute 2016
Participation in the WAVE Training Institute 2016
On December 12-14, 2016 the WAVE Training Institute 2016 - Preparing the Step Up! Campaign for 2017 took place in Vienna, Austria. The participants representing different organizations all over Europe took part in the meeting devoted to the implementation of the already planned activities in 2016 and presentation of campaign materilas, as well as elaboration and discussion of key activities for 2017 and relevant dates for their implementation.
15.12.2016
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Visit to the "Shapito" Circus Tent
Visit to the
The next children's travel organized by Women’s Rights Center brought them to the "Shapito" circus tent temporarily located in Yerevan. At the circus children got acquainted to clown Gosha who made different tricks children enjoyed very much. They also watched performances of the jugglers, acrobats and gymnasts.
14.12.2016
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Conference on “Discrimination in Armenia: One Year After”
Conference on “Discrimination in Armenia: One Year After” On December 9 the conference on “Discrimination in Armenia: One Year After” organized by the "Fight against Discrimination and for Equality" Coalition took place at Best Western Congress Hotel.
13.12.2016
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Conference on the "Development of the Police Capacities on Domestic Violence"
Conference on the
On December 8-9, 2016 a conference on the «Development of the Police Capacities on Domestic Violence» was organized by OSCE Office in Yerevan and «Social Justice» took place at «Mariott» Hotel in Tsaghkadzor. The representatives of RA Police, RA Ministry of Justice, RA Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, OSCE office in Yerevan, as well as a number of international and local organizations. 
12.12.2016
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"Seven On Tour"
On December 10, 2016 the “Seven on Tour” theater took place at the Hamazgayin Theater after S. Sargsyan. The event was organized by the Coalition to Stop Violence against Women and Vital Voices. The theater presents the real stories of women human rights defenders from different countries of the world.
12.12.2016
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Participation in the introduction of the program "Advancing Gender Equality and the Rights of Survivors of Gender Based Violence in Armenia" and the exhibition
Participation in the introduction of the program
On December 8, 2016 at the the introduction of the program «Advancing Gender Equality and the Rights of Survivors of Gender Based Violence in Armenia» and the exhibition took place at Tekeyan Centre. The program is financed by the European Union. 

 

09.12.2016
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Introduction of the Results of Studies of Criminal Cases Investigated on Murders and Other Crims Committed by Family Members
Introduction of the Results of Studies of Criminal Cases Investigated on Murders and Other Crims Committed by Family Members
A discussion on the results of studies of criminal cases investigated on murders and willful infliction of heavy bodily damage to health committed by family members was held on December 7, 2016 in the RA Investigative Committee. It was the first similar study in the Republic of Armenia. The RA Human Rights Defender, the President of the Chamber of Advocates of RA, the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the USA to Armenia, the Head of the OSCE office in Yerevan, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, representatives of other international organizations and civil society participated in the meeting. 

 

07.12.2016
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